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A prince without a kingdom

Author: Timothée de Fombelle; Sarah Ardizzone; Juvenile Collection.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Fleeing dark forces and unfounded accusations across Europe in the years between World Wars, a young man named Vango has been in danger for as long as he can remember. He has spent his life running along rooftops, fleeing to isolated islands, and evading capture across Russia, Paris, New York, and Italy. In the shadow of a rapidly changing world, can Vango find those who have hunted him for so long and uncover his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Action and adventure fiction
Historical fiction
Young adult works
History
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothée de Fombelle; Sarah Ardizzone; Juvenile Collection.
ISBN: 076367950X 9780763679507
OCLC Number: 900594460
Notes: Translation of: Prince sans royaume.
Target Audience: Ages 12 and up.
Description: 443 pages : illustration ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part One: An encounter in the sky: Vango and Ethel --
The corpse in the blue comet --
Stormy weather on the tracks --
Two tramps in the sky --
The trouble with deer --
On the ridge of a glacier --
Last words on Death Row --
Silver ghost --
A princess in exile --
La bohème --
A ghostly bedroom --
"This notebook belongs to Laura Viaggi" --
Part Two --
The constellations --
Guardian angels --
The ruined garden --
The citadel of women --
Back to everland --
Blood and honor --
Four words in a telegram --
"Write to tell me he's well" --
The smoking room of the Hindenburg --
The white flag --
"Weep for humanity!" --
Part Three: An encounter by the sea: Weeping willow Stella --
The capital of silence --
Saint John the evangelist --
The list --
Before the storm --
The saucepans of eternity --
Horses for slaughter --
Midnight --
Barbary fig trees.
Other Titles: Prince sans royaume.
Responsibility: Timothée de Fombelle ; translated by Sarah Ardizzone.
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Fleeing dark forces and unfounded accusations across Europe in the years between World Wars, a young man named Vango has been in danger for as long as he can remember. He has spent his life running along rooftops, fleeing to isolated islands, and evading capture across Russia, Paris, New York, and Italy. In the shadow of a rapidly changing world, can Vango find those who have hunted him for so long and uncover his true identity?

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